Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - March 2007

Date Title Comments Rating
2007-03-31 Successful tuberculosis treatment depends upon patient adherence 0 None
2007-03-28 Multiple malaria infection inhibits spread of parasite 0 None
2007-03-28 Should male circumcision be recommended for the prevention of HIV infection? 0 None
2007-03-27 Why better TB care in Africa is in European interests 0 None
2007-03-27 World moves closer to eradicating ancient worm disease 0 None
2007-03-27 Patient adherence an essential factor for successful tuberculosis treatment 0 None
2007-03-25 WHO adds four anti-tuberculosis medicines to its list of prequalified medicines 0 None
2007-03-25 Progress towards better access to pandemic influenza vaccines for developing countries 0 None
2007-03-22 Proposed Polish law banning discussions on homosexuality could hinder access to HIV/AIDS information 0 None
2007-03-22 South Africa's new five-year HIV/AIDS plan represents 'unprecedented cooperation' between government, civil society 0 None
2007-03-22 Controlling HIV/AIDS in India - an immense challenge 0 None
2007-03-22 Vietnam to widen HIV/AIDS education program 0 None
2007-03-22 Some people with HIV/AIDS in Zambia are abandoning their antiretroviral drug regimens for ineffective cures 0 None
2007-03-22 Global tuberculosis epidemic has levelled off 0 None
2007-03-22 Hong Kong and China's Guangdong province will increase joint HIV surveillance and prevention efforts 0 None
2007-03-22 U.S. tuberculosis rates all-time low in 2006 0 None
2007-03-22 Flu pandemic could cost U.S. $683 billion 0 None
2007-03-22 Tuberculosis on the rise in the UK 0 None
2007-03-19 15,595 meningitis cases this season in Africa 0 None
2007-03-15 Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B cases at lowest levels ever reported 0 None
2007-03-15 Measurement of metal strontium found in bird feathers could provide bird flu clues 0 None
2007-03-12 Antifungal drug kills tuberculosis bug 0 None
2007-03-12 Bird flu doing the rounds in Egypt 0 None
2007-03-11 Newly diagnosed HIV/AIDS cases in U.S. disproportionately high among blacks 0 None
2007-03-11 Caribbean Broadcast Media partnership launches HIV/AIDS education campaign in conjunction with cricket world cup 0 None
2007-03-11 Bill would require prisons to provide HIV counseling, prevention education, condoms 0 None
2007-03-11 Vietnam launches program to stabilize HIV prevalence in 2007 0 None
2007-03-11 India plans to increase number of condom vending machines fivefold 0 None
2007-03-11 Mexican Defense Ministry to re-enlist several HIV-positive soldiers 0 None
2007-03-11 Some Puerto Rican clinics limiting HIV/AIDS services following suspension of reimbursements from Ryan White progra 0 None
2007-03-11 Second bird flu death in Laos - 11th country to fall victim to H5N1 0 None
2007-03-08 AIDS and circumcision - the jury's still out 0 None
2007-03-08 HIV/AIDS services in Myanmar being pulled due to Government pressure 0 None
2007-03-08 Arkansas Senate approves bill that would require prison inmates to receive HIV test before release 0 None
2007-03-08 Fishing communities in some developing countries highly affected by HIV/AIDS 0 None
2007-03-08 California Sen. Carole Migden introduces bill to allow HIV-positive men to use reproductive services 0 None
2007-03-08 HIV-positive men who have sex before circumcision wounds are healed could increase female partners' infection risk 0 None
2007-03-08 World Bank will not finance condom purchases in India 0 None
2007-03-08 International donors must connect fight against HIV/AIDS to ending violence against women 0 None
2007-03-07 China's southern Guangdong Province found to be source of H5N1 0 None
2007-03-06 Health Protection Agency updates on Holton avian flu outbreak 0 None
2007-03-06 Bird flu vaccine - experts say let's try harder 0 None
2007-03-05 Clean hands save patient lives 0 None
2007-03-05 Bono meets with Rep. Barbara Lee to discuss HIV/AIDS awareness 0 None
2007-03-05 UNAID calls on governments to include refugees in HIV/AIDS policies 0 None
2007-03-05 China recruits foreign companies, community-based groups, trade unions to join fight against HIV/AIDS 0 1
2007-03-04 International Narcotics Control board hindering HIV/AIDS control efforts, should be independently reviewed 0 None
2007-03-04 HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in Kenya could destabilize the country 0 None
2007-03-04 Mexican Supreme Court rules law that allowed armed forces to expel HIV-positive soldiers unconstitutional 0 None
2007-03-04 Increasing numbers of blood collection centers in parts of China contributing to spread of HIV 0 None
2007-03-04 HIV/AIDS control efforts should focus on populations targeted by counterterrorism, security measures 0 None
2007-03-04 Assumption of 'down-low' lifestyle can distort HIV/AIDS research 0 None
2007-03-04 Another case of bird flu appears in Laos 0 None
2007-03-04 FDA investigating norovirus linked to San Antonio Bay oysters 0 None
2007-03-01 FDA follows up on Salmonella outbreak 0 None
2007-03-01 Health-care workers should undergo preventive drug treatment if exposed to HIV on the job 0 None
2007-03-01 New York reverses HIV/AIDS housing rent increase 0 None
2007-03-01 Zambian Government announces results of trials of HIV/AIDS herbal remedies 0 None
2007-03-01 Final attack on the poliovirus 0 None


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